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Google Groups as a Weapon of Evil

Spammers are evil. Spam is evil.

Over the weekend, some enterprising spammer managed to ramp this up to new heights hitherto unheard of by me.

Sadly, it was probably completely unintentional on his part.

It all started Saturday afternoon, when i received an e-mail in one of my inboxes informing me that I’d been added to a Google Group with a completely meaningless name – asfdsafdasdf, or somesuch. I didn’t pay a whole lof ot attention, because it looked like spam.

Fifteen minutes later, well…
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